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Tata Martino wants to come back to mls. Yo mp any ambition left?

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Story of the match for me was Mabs, Mabs, Mabs...all match long. And nothing positive from his performance other than I'm sure Cincy is real happy he's started. Frustrating given the number of chances we created and it does seem like Evander is being integrated - thank god - into the attack. I am also real happy with how Apsrilla's come back strong from the injury list. We still have work to do. To be honest, am both encouraged by the attack and yet disappointed that we didn't get a result. Basically, we need points.

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The attack is rounding into form. Our young guys still get buck fever when THAT moment comes but they're fun to watch. This defense though is going to keep dragging them down. Would have liked a draw.

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Fuck Chapman. Cinci lies on the turf for 3 minutes and he gives an extra 20 seconds or so? Thought he was doing a good job till the end. Guess he wants to get home.

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Missed chances. Could be tied or we're winning with better finishing. Not a bad performance, but frustrating in just the wrong ways.

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Ok, did anyone else's Apple ffeed go down for a minute? I just got back on..

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Frankly I'm starting to feel pretty negative about Evander. Maybe he's just not fully fit yet. He's played some great balls, clearly has vision and technique. But his work rate in the attack is poor and he doesn't defend. I'm fine with him not getting stuck in, whatever. But he just isn't running at all to find the ball and create. Totally waiting for the game to come to him. Playing a bit like an old school #10 and this just isn't that game anymore. Idk. Comparing to other top playmakers, he's got the ability but I want to see some urgency

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We're going to rue our chances. We are actually having a mini breakout with regard to our attack if you count today and last week. And yet, we're struggling to finish right now.

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Starting to play a bit better, we look more organized and less frantic. Playing more through Evander and running off him and doing more than just “take ball and run to goal”

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O Santi

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Why did Mabiala start over Miller? Are they trying to lose? He should be released immediately. And Rasmussen is horrible. We need a backup left back who can actually play in this league.

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Evander needs more runners off him, he can find anyone making any run. We need to take advantage of his wand of a right foot more often

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Apr 23, 2023·edited Apr 23, 2023

Ok, we pulled one back thanks to Asprilla and Evander. Gotta keep fighting for the result now. Hell, I would be willing to go three in the back and just stuff the midfield if that means Mabs is off.

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What a ball from Evander! And Asprilla is our most goal dangerous attacker!

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My hero! Asprilla is Mr Timbers

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Lot of ball watching. Poor Jazzy diving all over the place doing what he can.

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Do we have defenders? I feel like maybe we could play some ball boys that could also get out run and over commit on the dribble. If it frees up some budget for a forward or whatever I'm cool with just signing like 5 guys on minimum salary and not even learning their names. This is a joke

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I can't blame Ivacic; I just can't. He's under siege and getting no support. And I've heard Mab's name being called out too many times...and not in a positive manner.

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Ayala was fading this time last game. He still has energy thus far today

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How do you leave THREE guys unmarked at the far post? I mean…great run by Barreal, but, Jesus wept!

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Really stoked about Ayala

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Holy toledo, Batman! Stop playing the high line! I repeat: stop playing a high line! Especially when Mabs is on the field!

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Time for second gear

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Acid Green! Sweet!

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Somehow Mabiala has gotten worse and they are playing a high line with him. Suicide. Very lucky not to be down at least two goals. If it were me I'd do anything to get him out of there. Perhaps Mosquera at CB and have Bonilla come in at RB. Desperate times are upon us.

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One thing that is a super positive is the attack is alive and well. The final product on the other hand, not so much.

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Well, the boys should keep their heads up. It's not like we aren't making plays

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How have we not scored?

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Can we shitcan the McGraw at fb? He's a cb, period. Let him learn to lead the line if Zuparic is out. Just keep Mabs off the field anyway possible. Hell, call up an academy kid or T2 player - surely we have someone - and play him.

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OMG. We need to practice headers.

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Ayala no my boy...

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We're not playing 11v11; it's 12v11. You can guess who's the guy in the light blue shirt who is playing for Cincy.

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They've gone at him all game and found the goal. Got to make a change ASAP.

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That’s one goal on Mabiala yet again. He gives up at least one every time he’s on the field

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There has to be like a 16 year old we can play instead of Mabiala right? I mean how much worse could it be?

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Defense gave away too much space as usual and Chara didn't close down fast enough. Ouch.

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way to stick with your mabiala

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Gotta bury that man. Damn. Too casual.

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Arg so close!!

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You can tell Mabs is in given how disorganized our back line is. MIA right now and let's not forget the clearances, too! Ugh!

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I guess Zac being in that particular part of the field wasn't such a good idea

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Miller in at the half?

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Thank you Ivacic!

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Is it Slaton or St. Aubin commentating...sounds like Danielle? Anyway, Girl - any Timbers fan know Mabs is easy to mess with. Really, most of us are thrilled he's 3rd choice bs and would have liked to have seen him put out ot pasture several seasons ago.

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Mabiala should have saved that yellow for later

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Oh Mabs, how I don't miss you playing regularly.

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Please put away your chances! Ugh

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